Not Feminism 101

Racism is definitely behind the disparity between Black and BIPOC mothers and pregnant people and white ones. But even if that were fixed, we’d still be way too high. Because of misogyny and forced birth culture and laws.
Pregnancy is not as well understood as it should be. The research doesn’t get the funding it needs. We still don’t know what causes pre-eclampsia or a lot of the excessive bleeding the article mentioned. Then add in our disastrous health care situation, leaving so many pregnant people without adequate prenatal care. In truth, a person should be getting prenatal care six months before they even plan on getting pregnant. Or even longer if they have any health issues. But too many can’t even control getting pregnant.

Sorry. Taking a deep breath. I’m glad to see the Gates foundation taking this on. Where they lead a lot of attention and money follows.

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So certain outlets, such as the Daily Liar, are making accusations based on the supposed content of revenge porn videos. I figure

Either

  1. the reporters involved watched revenge porn, which means they knowingly violated people’s sexual boundaries, or

  2. they made it up, which makes them defamers and untrustworthy, or

  3. they believe someone who either watched revenge porn or made it up or believed someone who either…

In any case this makes the accusers untrustworthy.

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The headline doesn’t mention it, but they break it down between male and female graduates.

The only college major in which women outperform the median male salary (barely) for 15 different majors is engineering. For men, 5 out of 15 majors make more than that highest-paying major for women, and in every major they make more than women. So, no progress detected.

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She says so many things I have felt or thought, especially about moving in performance and entertainment circles in any capacity at all… and her take on the way men like Brand are treated vs women working in the industry is freaking spot on and speaks to what a lot of us face day to day in our working life and personal life no matter what job we do or role we fill.

I watched one of her stand-up sets years ago and it was funny, hard hitting, honest, vulnerable, touching, and moreover… funny. I haven’t watched the new ones yet though but probably will soon.

But honestly she does so well with this kind of unstructured format and handles more serious topics so well that I kind of hope she keeps up the podcast.

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Though he’s kind of verbose and takes a meandering path to get to the point, it’s still well worth watching.

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Yeah, some represent the misogynistic sensibilities of their times…but damned if some aren’t straight-up timeless! And big kudos to the late, great June Foray, without whom the various vocalizations of these furious females would’ve been im-possible!

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She’s guilty of being the victim of sexual assault. What was she expecting…justice?

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Yeah, my choices in men. BUT…my lack of perception didn’t give them the right to have sex with me when I clearly didn’t want to have sex with them. So to hell with the problem being me.

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You can start with the pilot, which had Loretta Swit as Cagney, but you don’t have to. Meg Foster was replaced because she was perceived as aggressive, which of course meant Cagney was a lesbian. Despite the fact that she has lots of morning phone calls that point to her clearly being an assertive hetero female.

Addendum: My dad’s eye color was close to Meg Foster’s. (cue that one tv’s show’s opening theme, doesn’t matter which, lol)

When I was younger, my favorite sports to play were softball and basketball and I wasn’t too bad at either one. So when I see something like this…well, I just gotta share it!

And yes, I know who Pete Maravich was, though I couldn’t tell you who he played for when he achieved his record.

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I never bothered watching the show because to me the movie was better.

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France and Ireland are lookin’ pure-dee good about now.
(no video re France’s giving abortion protection under her (lol) constitution, as I figured it was in another thread.)

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Irish government ‘walloped’ by referendum defeats

Irish prime minister concedes defeat in a vote over constitutional amendments about family and women

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ohh wellll…